Christine Curran

Christine Curran

Christine Curran
Associate Professor

Office: SC 344
Lab: SC 324 
Phone: (859) 572-6914
Lab phone: (859) 572-6648


  • B.S.J. in Science Journalism from Ohio University
  • M.S. in Biological Sciences from the University of Cincinnati
  • Ph.D. in Environmental Health from the University of Cincinnati

Areas of Concentration

  • Neurobehavior
  • Neurotoxicology
  • Environmental Genetics
  • Molecular Toxicology
  • Mammalian Physiology

Research Interests

Understanding how environmental toxicants affect the brain, leading to deficits in learning and memory and altered behavior. Understanding how genetic differences (polymorphisms) affect susceptibility or resistance to environmental toxicants such as polychlorinated biphenyls and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons.